Lightning Talks have become a popular format at conferences. Within five minutes, a topic is presented that meets scientific standards. In this time, information can be presented that is also contained in papers. In many scientific fields,... continue reading
Stochasticity and spatial distribution of pathogens play a critical role in determining the outcome of an infection. 1 in a million immune system cells are specific to a particular pathogen. The serendipitous encounter of rare immune system cells... continue reading
Was 9/11 an inside job? Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone? Was the U.S. presidential election of 2020 stolen? I propose a Conspiracy Theory Betting Market to resolve these questions. That is, instead of trying to censor social media platforms or... continue reading
Blood samples that were taken in Italy during the period September 2019 to March 2020 have been tested for COVID-19 antibodies, with as many as 10% of patients testing positive for COVID-19 in spite of those samples pre-dating widespread infection... continue reading
Competitive Programming (CP) or Sports Programming is solving well-defined problem statements abiding by time and memory constraints with the help of sandboxed environments on... continue reading
Quando nos deitamos sobre a questão da aprendizagem damos com vários bloqueios, quer nos métodos ou sistemas que estão sendo usados salas de aulas pelo mundo. Teóricos buscam e desenvolvem implicitamente pesquisas e técnicas a cada novo momento... continue reading
Experimental and theoretical studies of the coffee brewing process have shown that most coffee preparation methods are affected by uneven particle distribution and uneven exposure of coffee grounds to hot water. This results in over-extraction... continue reading
Is it possible to model the distributed dominance hierarchy of solitary species via a modified Byzantine fault problem? Traditionally used in distributed computing where the network consists of some unreliable actors, meanwhile a concerted... continue reading
Job application resumes are now being filtered by programs. The filter is based on a similarity match of resume to the job description. An alternative preprocessing program could instead suggest updates that could be made to resume so that... continue reading
Individuals with a hoarding disorder (HD) have difficulty discarding or giving away possessions. HD often leads to an accumulation of materials over time that can greatly affect the quality of life for hoarders and their families. To my knowledge... continue reading
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